The Hail Weston Wildlife and Gardening Group offers a varied programme including: presentations on gardening and wildlife related topics and visits to places of gardening, horticultural, wildlife and conservation interest.

Membership is available (£7/year) but non-members are also welcome to attend at any time.

Non-members pay £2 for a session, members £1. Fees may differ for special events/ trips and will be stated within the programme.

Below is our programme for 2019:


Tues 5th February, 7.30pm, HOW TO COPE WITH A DRY GARDEN, Andrew Sankey, Hail Weston Village Hall, includes raffle

Tues 5th March, 7.30pm, The RAPTOR FOUNDATION INTRODUCES BIRDS OF PREY (including a selection of birds and small indoor flight demonstration), Hail Weston Village Hall, includes items for sale

Tues 2nd April, 7.30pm, BRITAIN’S COASTAL WILDLIFE: I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE, Dr Pat Doody, Hail Weston Village Hall, includes raffle

Wed, 8th May, HAIL WESTON HOUSE GARDEN VISIT (hosted by Nigel Smith, and includes tour of grounds and glass of wine on summerhouse terrace), 6.30pm (finish approx 8.15pm) meet at Hail Weston Village Hall. Booking essential.  Contact: christinabiggs@hotmail.co.uk  or 07531043590

Fri 7th June, 6.30pm until late, OPEN GARDEN SAFARI. Includes a glass of Pimm’s and a glass of Prosecco. Village meeting point to be confirmed, £8 (members £6).

Tues 2rd July, GARDEN TOUR AT BUCKDEN TOWERS, meeting at Buckden Towers car park 7.15pm (Tour starts 7.30pm, 8.30-9pm finish) £6 (members £4). Purchase of tickets in advance is essential

Tues 3rd September, 7.30pm, VEG FOR VALUE, Rodney Tibbs, Hail Weston Village Hall, includes raffle

Tues 1st October, 7.30pm, PRUNING – MAKING IT SIMPLE: THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST, Geoff Hodge, Hail Weston Village Hall

Tues 12th November, 7.30pm, THE SWISS GARDEN: RESTORATION OF A REGENCY GEM, Corrine Price, Hail Weston Village Hall, includes raffle

Tues 3rd December, 7.30pm, GALAPAGOS AND ITS WILDLIFE, Dr Pat Doody, Hail Weston Village Hall


We always welcome new people. If you wish to become a member, be added to our email list or have any queries, please contact Liz Bacon on lizbacon187@gmail.com

Or Rod Scuffle on rodscuffle@yahoo.co.uk or call 07706 198807.